Grand Challenges Canada: Stars in Global Health Round 8


Grand Challenges Canada

For More Information

For more information, please go to the sponsor website 


Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, seeks Bold Ideas with Big Impact from the best and brightest talent, both in low- and middle-income countries and in Canada, to use scientific/technical, social and business innovation to address reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, to save and improve lives in low- and middle-income countries.



Funding Availability

$100,000 CAD – approx. 70 seed grants available

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

up to 12 - 18 months


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

To sponsor directly.

How to Apply

Applications for the Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Request for Proposals MUST be submitted through the Grand Challenges Canada Community Portal.  In order to gain access to the Portal, applicants must first create an account using the following link: Create an account.

For Questions, please contact

For questions, please contact:

Office of Research

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x52832

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